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    The Vuyani Safari Lodge

    | Moditlo Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 451 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed at this intimate small safari lodge in July, only for 5 days we wish it could have been more.. The rooms are very tastefully decorated spotlessly clean we started off in a luxury room, but it didn't have outside space, (some of them...More

    1  Thank Jap5
    Response from Bernard K, Manager at The Vuyani Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    We are blessed with so many lovely guests from all over the world, and they are all welcome here. Positive feeback from (very) seasoned safari fans such as yourselves means all the more for us, because you know what to compare it to, and your...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This place is amazing, we went for my 50th Birthday and they made it a truely memorable and special occasion. My husband is lactose intolerent and they went out of their way to cook meals specifically for him. The game drives were exciting and we...More

    Thank Nickjo100
    Response from Bernard K, Manager at The Vuyani Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Nick, How lovely to hear that we made your 50th birthday such a memorable event. We are truly chuffed. The guides are sending their regards, they enjoyed taking you all out on safari and showing you many of the world's most spectacular, and rarest,...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Coming from the UK, we wanted to experience a safari trip and after reading so many positive reviews, we decided to take the plunge and book a 5 night stay at Vuyani. I might've gone into a bit too much detail, verging on waffle, at...More

    Thank liyhc
    Response from Bernard K, Manager at The Vuyani Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Wow, what a detailed account of your stay! That's really appreciated, and very helpful. It shows us how things are really perceived from our guests' point of view. I am delighted that you enjoyed the food, the safaris, and the general quality of ambiance and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    For all of you who have a “Bucket List”, The Vuyani Safari Lodge in South Africa should be # 1 on your list. We just returned from our 2nd visit, June 2017. There really are no words to express how spectacular our stay was. Our...More

    Thank slowpoke0522
    Response from Bernard K, Manager at The Vuyani Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    It was a pleasure for us welcoming you back at our lodge, and yes, I do agree, 5 nights is the bare minimum for a stay here. There is so much to see and to do here, why not make the most of it while...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our room was very comfortable but if I went again would be more of an experience in an outdoor accommodation but was unaware at the time of booking. The rooms were clean and staff very efficient when cleaning. Only drawback as with all places we...More

    1  Thank ourmanana
    Response from Bernard K, Manager at The Vuyani Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Many thanks for your positive review, and giving us pointers for improvement. This is the sort of feedback we need, in order to keep improving. We are constantly trying to find (it is usually details) aspects worth improving, and this is helpful. We enjoyed hosting...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • USD 528 - USD 656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
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    • Vuyani Safari Hotel Hoedspruit
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    Fatbouyone
    17 July 2017|
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    Response from Sarah b | Reviewed this property |
    Visited in February, height of summer. Just invested in some good repellent, sprayed every day and night, did not get bitten once.
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    Response from Gilles S | Property representative |
    Hello Thomas, The staff does not really mind to be honest. You can tip in USD or Rand.
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    9 June 2017|
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    Response from Gilles S | Property representative |
    Dear Karen, Game Drivers are open and after sun down the air can get cold as we drive. Depending on the season, we do recommend hats, gloves and warm jackets or windbreakers. During day time temperatures are not... More
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